Crystal of the Day Magnetite
Hardness: 5.5 – 6.5
Specific Gravity: 5.1+
Chemistry: Fe3O4, Iron Oxide
Class: Oxides and Hydroxides
Crystallography: isometric; 4/m bar 3 2/m
Lustre: Oxides and Hydroxides
Healing: Magnetite is used to increase blood circulation. Also used as a relief for chronic pain and chronic fatigue. Also used for emotional healing. Use it to heal muscle pains and spasms. Also useful for stopping nosebleeds.
Use magnetite to strengthen virility and to cure male sexual dysfunction.
Workings: Use magnetite for grounding and centring. A talisman made from magnetite is thought to increase physical strength. Magnetite aids in meditation and visualization. It is also used to attract love. Use magnetite to strengthen spells. Use it to attract money or in business to attract customers.
Its energy is receptive, its planet is Venus and its associated Element is Water. Magnetite is considered to be feminine. Its astrological signs are Ares, Capricorn, Aquarius and Virgo. It vibrates to the number 4.
Chakra Applications: Use magnetite to align the Chakras and the meridians of the subtle and etheric bodies.
Foot Notes: Magnetite is a valuable source of iron ore. It dissolves slowly in hydrochloric acid.
Website: The Whispering Woods